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January 2019

Tai Chi

January 26 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 9:15am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden is a beautiful and relaxing place to begin your weekend. Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance. Cultivate your mental focus and physical strength in an enchanting setting.

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February 2019

Drawing Birds

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Spring bursting forth with all its color brings a variety of bird life. Learn how to draw birds in black and white then in colored pencil.

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March 2019

Vanilla Sunday

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy Vanilla Sunday on March 3 for an afternoon filled with sweet appreciation of the tastiest flavor obtained from an orchid.

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Atlanta Orchid Society Show

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 10, 2019 at 9:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Browse hundreds of gorgeous orchids on sale in Day Hall. While here, don’t miss Orchid Daze in the Fuqua Orchid Center.

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Member Spring Evening

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore the first signs of spring with Atlanta Blooms!, and enjoy an evening featuring all things flowers!

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Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Good beekeepers understand their bees and take measures to meet their needs. We will take a look at honey bee biology that is relevant to beekeeping.

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Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This lively class introduces students to colored pencil drawing using the Garden as a subject. Learn color theory and composition.

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Morning Calhoun Lecture: Frogs Fly Home

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chelsea Thomas, the Garden’s Amphibian Conservation Coordinator, as she discusses the reunification of the remaining populations of two frog species with their homeland and steps that can be taken to help amphibians here and abroad.

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Evening Calhoun Lecture: Frogs Fly Home

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chelsea Thomas, the Garden’s Amphibian Conservation Coordinator, as she discusses the reunification of the remaining populations of two frog species with their homeland and steps that can be taken to help amphibians here and abroad.

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Garden Party

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate the upcoming change of seasons with blooms, brews and bubbly! Tiptoe among the tens of thousands of tulips and daffodils that trumpet the arrival of Atlanta Blooms!

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Alston Lecture: An Evening with Philip and Matt Moulthrop

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Philip and Matt Moulthrop are Atlanta-based wood turners, well-known for their amazing works of unique wooden bowls and vases.

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Plan Your Summer Veggie Garden

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how to grow and harvest fresh, delicious produce in your home garden. Find out about vegetables and herbs that will perform well through Georgia’s summer months and learn tips for improving your yields.

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Orchid Daze Soirée

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Director’s Club, Orchid, Magnolia and Arbor Circles Members are invited to enjoy a special celebration of Orchid Daze.

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Earth Hour

March 30 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every year, millions of people around the world join the Earth Hour movement and switch off their lights for one hour to show support for the protection of our planet’s rich biodiversity and to combat climate change.

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April 2019

Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour Tickets On-Sale

April 1
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Tickets go on sale for this favorite Mother’s Day weekend tradition on April 1. Set for May 11 – 12, the tour features private gardens of varying styles throughout metro Atlanta.

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Spring Break Camp

April 3 - April 5
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Come celebrate the arrival of spring. Campers will learn about the fascinating transformation of plants and animals emerging from winter slumber through hands-on activities and exploration.

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Spring Break Family Fun

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on April 5, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Weeklong event: Need an exciting family activity during Spring Break, April 1 - 5? Visit the Garden and enjoy the wonders of springtime with fun and seasonal family activities.

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Orchid Daze

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 7, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy thousands of beautiful, fragrant orchids on display during Orchid Daze.

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Orchid Market Weekends

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 7, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Find a wide variety of orchids and potting supplies. Look for artwork and crafts by local artists.

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One Tree, One Planet Premiere

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30pm, repeating until April 12, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Experience the groundbreaking mix of art and science with an outdoor, immersive multimedia projection with mobile app integration celebrating the Tree of Life and the immense network that connects all living things.

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One Tree, One Planet Premiere

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Experience the groundbreaking mix of art and science with an outdoor, immersive multimedia projection with mobile app integration celebrating the Tree of Life and the immense network that connects all living things.

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Plant Eat Repeat

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 23, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on March 28, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on March 30, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta

Food Well Alliance and the Atlanta Botanical Garden are pairing up for a brand new series of spring workshops at community gardens across metro Atlanta. Whether you’re a novice or a gardening pro, come prepared to learn from experts who will provide hands-on teaching and demonstrations.

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Fresh Plates Series: Andy Tran

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Capturing the Garden in Colored Pencil

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Experience the joy of drawing colorful plant life outdoors at the Garden in early summer.

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Natural Egg Dyeing

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 19, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 20, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Drop-in on April 13, 19 or 20 to dye three special eggs using colors from nature ($6/child, $5/member).

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Earth Day

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate nature! From ladybug releases to learning about conservation, there's fun for everyone on Earth Day.

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Storybook Time

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Wednesday April - October: Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers. Meet in Children's Garden Amphitheater for this free-with-Garden-admission favorite.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chad Crete

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 24, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 1, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Conservation through Creation: The Works of Ed, Philip and Matt Moulthrop

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore the work of three generations of acclaimed woodturners that showcases the connection between art and nature from tree to treasure.

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Japanese Maple Pruning

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how to prune your Japanese maple successfully. This class emphasizes the science and art of aesthetic pruning.

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Spring Brunch at the Garden

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Brunch will be enjoyed by all as a renowned Atlanta chef prepares popular noontime fare in the Outdoor Kitchen. Relax and enjoy a nice meal and mimosa while learning about preparing fresh ingredients.

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Jams and Preserves

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Get ready for preserving early summer fruits by learning how to prepare jams and more. Learn through a small class demonstration and instruction.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

April 30 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Atlanta

Contributing and above level members are invited to enjoy light bites and a special visit to an exquisite private garden - a bonus experience leading up to the Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour.

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Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 30, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This class builds on Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil with the rich colors and forms of the tropical world. Large drawings emphasize contours and focal points of detail.

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May 2019

Yayoi Kusama

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 1, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Discover world-renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's Narcissus Garden installed among the pines and conifers of Storza Woods.

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Fresh Plates Series: Brent Banda

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Imaginary Worlds, Member Premiere

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

On May 6 Contributing & above level members are invited to an exclusive premiere of Imaginary Worlds featuring live music, imaginative entertainment and interactive activities – fun for the entire family while exploring the plant giants.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chef Marc Rosenkoetter & Kimie Ono

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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Imaginary Worlds, Member Premiere

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 9, 2019 at 5:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

On May 7 & 9 All Members are invited to an exclusive premiere of Imaginary Worlds featuring live music, imaginative entertainment and interactive activities – fun for the entire family while exploring the plant giants.

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Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour

May 11 - May 12

Atlanta

From tranquil woodland settings to intimate urban spaces, the Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour showcases Atlanta’s most spectacular private gardens.

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Atlanta Rose Show

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 12, 2019 at 9:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Hosted by the Greater Atlanta Rose Society, this cut-flower show features roses of every variety and color.

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National Public Gardens Week

May 13 - May 19
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Throughout the week, many of the nation's public gardens will emphasize their importance and impact as community resources and catalysts for change and resilience.

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Well-Seasoned Chef

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 1, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 8, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Atlanta’s chefs for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. Learn from amazing chefs as they prepare a four-part fresh menu.

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Homeschool Day

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families.

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Storybook Time

May 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Wednesday April - October: Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers. Meet in Children's Garden Amphitheater for this free-with-Garden-admission favorite.

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Fresh Plates Series: Thomas McKeown

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Garden Grooves

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Thursdays, March-October: Get ready to wiggle and warble! Sing songs and dance dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Cocktails in the Garden

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Mix and mingle at the most beautiful cocktail party in the city! Every Thursday, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m., May - September.

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Science Café

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 17, 2019 at 7:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Science Café returns to Mershon Hall. This series features expert speakers and discussions on exciting conservation topics on select Thursdays during Cocktails in the Garden.

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Shows for Seedlings: Friday

May 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., May - September.

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Beehive Inspection

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Opening a beehive can be both exciting and daunting. In this advanced session, participants will open and inspect a beehive, emphasizing proper technique and exploring what we are seeing.

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Shows for Seedlings: Saturday

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., May - September.

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ASL Drop-In Tour

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join a Garden docent and a certified American Sign Language interpreter for a tour of the Garden and the Imaginary Worlds exhibition.

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Imaginary Worlds

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Imaginary Worlds makes an encore this spring with Alice's Wonderland, new storybook-themed plant sculptures and many favorite installations from 2018 dressed in all-new attire.

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Frog Feeding

May 19 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory Lobby Saturdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden.

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Garden Chef Demos

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Saturday & Sundays, noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m: Stop by the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen on weekends when Garden Chefs share fresh cooking tips and recipes based on seasonal vegetables, fruits and herbs in tasty mouth-watering recipes.

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Garden Playtime

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 1, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Tuesday, March – October: Introduce your little one to the joy of nature! Hands-on learning and sensory stations will stimulate your child’s interest in the natural world

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